24th Annual

Palm Springs International ShortFest

June 19, 2018 to June 25, 2018

 
Category

Student Animation

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
January 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
March 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
April 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 26, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Student Animation

Best of Fest Award
First place winner of this award is eligible to submit their film to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Oscar consideration.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Grand Jury Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Films must have been completed in 2017 or 2018.

Films must be no more than 40 minutes in length – including credits.

If selected, films must be available for projection in DCP.

All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.

Please notify the programming department if the film has screened or will screen in the Coachella Valley/Palm Springs area prior to June 19, 2018.

Submissions must be uploaded and submitted no later than the deadline date to qualify for the respective entry fees.

If sending a check, check must be in US dollars drawn on a US Bank – NO NON-US CHECKS ACCEPTED

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completed entry
Digital screener
Entry fee